A beach vacation is something we can all take advantage of, as it provides time with family, friends, or just that special someone. Beach vacations are also a great way to unwind from the stresses of life, and just have fun.
Around the world, there are hundreds of places you can choose from for your beach vacation. You can choose from beaches in the United States, or choose to go overseas to more tropical climates and romantic beaches. Another area famous for its beach vacations is Spain.
Spain has been a popular vacation spot for years, offering travelers the chance to get away from it all and just spend some well-deserved and much needed time together. Here is a roundup of the 10 best beach hotels in Spain for your summer vacation ideas.
Marbella Club Hotels
On the “Golden Mile” between Marbella and Puerto Banus, this magnificent hotel has become one of the finest examples of new luxury in Marbella. Their garden space blends in with the architecture in the purest Andalusian style. Additional services include those that allow sports such as the golf course itself and even a horseback riding centre, but its Grill Restaurant is also worth mentioning, an authentic culinary reference.
Hotel Villa Rosario Ribadesella
A mansion in the early twentieth century is a dream come true for an immigrant who after making their fortune overseas wants to live on the Green Coast. Today turned into a hotel, its location by the sea and unrivaled natural surroundings close to the Picos de Europa, allows all sorts of activities to leave no room for boredom.
Grupotel Parc Natural & Spa Hotel Mur
Overlooking ten miles of beach and dunes at Alcudia Bay, this hotel is renowned for its spacious rooms devoted to the pool and lush gardens. It is ideal for swimmers, but also for nature lovers, as it is located next to Albufera Natural Park where you can go hiking and other outdoor activities. The hotel also has a variety of spa services such as a Greek bath, an ice fountain and a Finnish sauna.
Gran Canaria Seaside . Sandy Beach Hotels
This large, Arabic-inspired resort is perfect for families looking to spend a few days of relaxation or play in bustling Playa del English. There are activities for all tastes. Those seeking peace and quiet can sunbathe by the pool or be pampered in the wellness centre, while those looking to share can take diving, surfing or parasailing classes for more adventure.
Hotel El Castillo Suances
The hotel is located in a clifftop castle overlooking Los Locos beach and the Bay of Biscay. Its headland location offers spectacular ocean views and dramatic coastline. The castle is located just 50 meters from the lighthouse of Suances – a quiet seaside resort on the coast of the Cantabrian region. Here you will also find clean sandy beaches and delightful green countryside. The area is popular with surfers and swimmers for its beaches, which can be easily reached from the hotel.
W Hotel Barcelona
Part of Nova Bocana, this property overlooks Barcelona Harbor. Guests will be able to walk to the city’s best shopping, dining, history and sightseeing destinations. Designed by Ricardo Bofill and completed in 2009, this 5-star property offers high-end amenities in Avant Garde style.
The property houses Spain’s first Bliss Spa, and a nightclub and rooftop bar designed by the Ignite Group. One of their space stars is a large terrace with a pool, with panoramic views of Barcelona, even among their most original offerings emphasizing pets. Dogs and cats have their own beds here and special menus.
Gran Hotel Sol y Mar Calpe
Gran Hotel Sol y Mar is a brand new 4-star beachfront, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Designed for leisure, business and renowned for its wide range of services. Among the most unique is its Beach Club, where you can enjoy a cocktail in front of Playa del Arenal or the newly opened champagne stand where you can enjoy the finest champagne on the spacious terrace of Balinese beds.
Barcelo Costa Vasca Hotel San Sebastian
Barcelo Costa Vasca Hotel San Sebastian has many attractions nearby such as Miramar Palace Gardens, history museum, sports and luxury spa. You can also enjoy Mount Igueldo and the aquarium which is only 1 kilometer away. This English-style hotel is surrounded by views of the sea and gardens. Barcelo Costa Vasca Hotel San Sebastian also has an American bar, cafeteria and 12 meeting rooms as well as Internet, tennis court, swimming pool, dry cleaning service, concierge service, laundry service, currency exchange, room service, parking and garage facilities.
Gran Talaso Hotel Sanxenxo
This hotel is located in one of the main sources of beach tourism in Galicia, right in front of Playa del Silgar and surrounded by trees, but close to the center. Apart from having the best views of the beach, especially at night, it has a plethora of services for beauty and relaxation as well as its thalassotherapy seawater spa.
Hotel & Spa Puerto Juan Montiel Aguilas
While this four-star hotel is located opposite the marina and is perfect for water sports lovers, the beach is also just minutes away. Water sports who are also looking for relaxation can come to your spa or have a drink at the piano bar or on the terrace overlooking the sea. The hotel also offers cultural tours to the surrounding area, such as Lorca and Cartagena.